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McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Rose Wenckebach

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer

Rose Wenckebach is a sophomore at McHenry High School. She often enjoys hanging out with friends, playing sports and taking photos. Rose plays five sports and competes within the school. She started as a freelancing sports photographer but joined the Messenger as a staff writer her second semester of sophomore year.

Recognition:

"Proving the impossible" (Best of SNO)

All content by Rose Wenckebach
On February 28, the boys basketball team  won their sectional semifinals game against the Hononegah Indians by a score of 58-53. They will be playing in the sectional final on March 1.

One for the books

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer
March 1, 2024
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As the winter season comes to a close, spring athletes excitedly prepare for the return of sports like baseball, soccer lacrosse, tennis, badminton, and more.

Springing into a new season

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer
February 29, 2024
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McKenzie Owens, a sophomore at MCHS, will be attending nationals for archery after placing second in the state of Wisconsin.

Beyond the arrow

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer
February 29, 2024
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Just in time for the spring season, construction is wrapping up on the new baseball field right outside the Upper Campus.

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Just in time for the spring season, construction is wrapping up on the new baseball field right outside the Upper Campus.

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Figure skater Brooke Gewalt, 22 MCHS alum, glides across the rink. Gewalt competed at the 2024 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Proving the impossible

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer
February 15, 2024
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During the winter, when the sun sets earlier, the winter blahs can make students less motivated and less interested in learning. For some of these students, Seasonal Affective Disorder might be making a tough time of year even worse.

[Photo] Feeling SAD

February 26, 2024
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A lot goes on behind the scenes of MCHSs school newspaper before the print and online editions are released. Each round of stories, the section editors lead a pitch day to brainstorm ideas for new articles.

[Photo] Pen behind the paper 

February 22, 2024
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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

[Photo] More than just a victim

February 14, 2024
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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

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A student may walk through the halls of MCHS never knowing that the person walking past them is a victim of sexual assault — but those victims need to know they aren’t alone.

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On Friday, Jan. 19, MCHS Boys Varsity basketball competed against Jacobs High School at home in the Upper Campus.

Taking the court

Rose Wenckebach, Staff Writer
January 22, 2024
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MCHSs boys and girls track teams swept the Rocket Relay at Richmond-Burton on April 27.

[Photo] Gallery: Rocket Relays

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor
May 2, 2023
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